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01-28-2014, 08:07 PM #1
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Encoding problem - not showing utf-8
Hello to everyone, great community.
I'm having this problem, and been trying for weeks now to solve it, but no luck . If you guys could help me it would be great.
I have 3 .php files, for inserting grades into DB, update results, and one for reporting results (all files attached, I just changed extension to .txt so I can upload them). I changed encoding from UTF-8 without BOM to UTF-8 in Notepad++, but still no luck.
Problem is I can't get it to show utf-8 characters when reading from DB. I changed encoding in DB and tables, and everything is set to "utf8_general_ci", and characters are showing correctly in table when I check them via phpMyadmin.
I would appreciate any help.
Many thanks in advance.
01-29-2014, 12:30 AM #2
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- Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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You need to push the proper headers and html elements for the content type. Typically I find the headers are sufficient:
Simple as that.PHP Code:
header('Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8');
Been gone for a few months, and haven't programmed in that long of a time. Meh, I'll wing it ;)PHP Code:
header('HTTP/1.1 420 Enhance Your Calm');